Jack Barakat Biography

Jack Barakat is a well-known Lebanese-American musician. Let’s take a look at his family, personal life, music career, achievements and some fun facts.

Quick Facts

Birthday: June 18, 1988

Nationality: American

Famous: Guitarists American Men

Age: 31 Years, 31 Year Old Males

Sun Sign: Gemini

Born in: Lebanon

Famous as: Musician


father: Bassam Barakat

mother: Joyce Barakat

siblings: Joe Barakat, May Barakat

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Jack Barakat is a popular Lebanese-American guitarist who gained popularity following his guitar performance within his well acclaimed band “All Time Low”. Founded back in 2003 as “NeverReck”, the band was started by two music enthusiastic school friends - Jack Barakat and Marc Shilling. Barakt soon roped in a drummer, Yanni Giannaros, and another school friend (now lead vocalist at All Time Low) Alex Gaskarth into the group. The band started out by visiting songs by pop punk bands such as Blink-182 as well as, writing and composing their own songs. The Maryland quartet that started off as a nerdy school band, transformed into an official band named “All Time Low” in 2004. The all-boys band got their first successful break after the release of their very first studio album “The Party Scene” in 2005. Thereafter the group went on to enjoy the success & stardom with several songs that grabbed the #1 spot on the US charts.

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Childhood & Early Life
  • Jack was born on June 18, 1988 in Lebanon to Bassam and Joyce. Jack’s family migrated to Baltimore, Maryland, when he was just an infant. He has three more siblings - Joe, May, and Leeyh. Owing to his good looks and charm, Jack is often referred as the ‘Lebanese Prince’ by his parents. Jack had an inclination towards music from a very early age so it was no surprise to his family when he chose music as his career.
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Journey to Stardom
  • ’All Time Low’ gave Jack everything he ever aspired for including name, fame and money. Soon after their launch in 2004, the band become immensely popular among the emo-pop music fans and this band of boys became a household name. Whether it was their first hit single ‘The Party Scene’ or the songs that followed, Jack and his entourage never disappointed their fans.
  • Jack’s list of hit singles include “Somewhere in Neverland”, “Poppin’ Champagne”, “For Baltimore”, “I Feel Like Dancin'”, “A Love Like War”, “Kids in the Dark”, and “Something’s Gotta Give”. Along with his best friend and band member, Alex Gaskarth, Jack also used to host radio show named Full Frontal.
  • Not only is he a talented guitarist, but also a good looking man. His parents don’t call him the “Lebanese Prince” just like that. His good looks and charismatic personality has won him immense fan following among women and kept him in the headlines of many gossip columns and tabloids.
  • Jack Barakat has been in several romantic relationships and these include Holly Madison (2010- 2011), Little Miss Sunshine Star Abigail Breslin (2013-2014) and Jardine (2014).
  • According to media, Barakat met best-selling author and model Holly Madison on one of Holly’s shows and the two dated for a few months during 2010-2011 before calling off the relationship. Soon after, Jack met Abigail at one of his concerts and the two hit it off almost immediately. However, both Jack and Abigail never openly said about their romantic relationship.
Beyond Music & Guitar
  • When he is not performing (which rarely happens) with his band, Jack loves to hear to his favourite band, ‘Blink 182’. He also has a fetish for tattoos and has several on his body. Jack sports a bunny tattoo and a tattoo of Jack Skellington playing guitar, along with the ‘All Time Low’ skull and crossbones tattoo. Besides this, Jack also launched his new brand http://getajobshop.com in 2016.

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